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November 24, 2020

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2015 San Pedro Prep Softball Preview -

Friday, May 1, 2015

Art Preview: ‘Non-Native’ by Ingrid Dietrich -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

San Pedro Prep Baseball 2015 Preview -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Recapping The Final Gaffey Street Community Workshop -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tiffany Torres Bears Down For Success At POLA High -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

San Pedro Fish Market Launches Scholarship Contest -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

San Pedro’s Rita Fiorenza Is A Basketball Revelation -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

‘No Lane Reductions’ As Gaffey Street Redevelopment Plans Move Forward -

Friday, January 9, 2015

San Pedro Prep Sports 2014 Fall Review -

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

LAPD Harbor Division and Philie B’s Pizza To Host Charity Events This Weekend -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

San Pedro Holiday Parade Returns Sunday with a Twist -

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Winter Wonderland Comes To The Waterfront -

Monday, December 1, 2014

One-Way Streets May Come to Downtown San Pedro -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

San Pedro’s Two Newest Volleyball Skyscrapers: Allison Kittell & Tracy Folchi -

Monday, November 10, 2014

San Pedro and POLA Prep Girls Cross-Country Preview: Running For More Glory -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

International Craft Beer Festival Comes to Crafted This Weekend -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Second Workshop for Urban Greening Project Receives Warm Reception from Community -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Construction of Mixed-Use Apartment Complex on Gaffey Could Begin Next Spring -

Thursday, September 25, 2014

UPDATE: Blaze Inside Port of L.A. in Wilmington Nearly Contained; Air Quality Deemed ‘Safe’ -

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

San Pedro High Football Off To Another Strong Start -

Monday, September 22, 2014

‘Pink’ the Pelican Released After Speedy Recovery

Councilman Joe Buscaino releases Pink the pelican at Royal Palms State Beach on Tuesday. (Photo: Branimir Kvartuc)

A brown pelican that made headlines in April when it was found in Long Beach with its pouch slashed was released at Royal Palms State Beach today after recovering from two surgeries at the International Bird Rescue Center in San Pedro.

Rescue center staff said that Pink the pelican — named after the color of the leg band it wore during its stay in San Pedro — made a remarkably speedy recovery. The pelican arrived at the center severely malnourished and unable to fly. Animal rights supporters were so outraged by the story, they raised $20,000 for a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in the case.

Pink underwent six hours of surgeries in which hundreds of stitches were made to the gash.

“Despite the vicious attack against this pelican, Pink brought out the best in wildlife lovers all over the country, who supported and rallied behind the bird’s care and recovery,” said Jay Holcomb, executive director of the International Bird Rescue, in a statement. “Though we still don’t know who committed this criminal act, we’re thrilled to release a strong and healthy Pink, one of hundreds of pelicans we care for every year.”

Pink underwent one final evaluation before Councilman Joe Buscaino released the pelican from a crate on the sand of Royal Palms State Beach this afternoon.

“Over the course of treatment, I’ve seen Pink transform from weak and sad to feisty and voracious,” veterinarian Dr. Rebecca Duerr said in a statement. “Despite having the largest pouch laceration I’ve ever seen, he did great during post-operative care and has healed in record time.”